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Justice Sotomayor Visits Arizona State University

If this blog post were a movie, the opening scene would be the end of the evening—roaring applause and a standing ovation with Justice Sotomayor shaking hands, hugging kids at the end of the aisle, and walking through the crowd … Continue reading

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Supervisor Liability – SCOTUS Oral Argument for Vance v. Ball State

I will wait to draft the detailed post once the Supreme Court has actually ruled, but for those who are following SCOTUS oral arguments, one of the big employment cases of this term was heard on Monday. Here is what … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Decides the Cat’s Paw Case Addressing Employer Liability – Staub v. Proctor Hospital

The Supreme Court has provided some answers as to when “an employer may be held liable for employment discrimination based on the discriminatory animus of an employee who influenced, but did not make, the ultimate employment decision.” As I discussed … Continue reading

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The Spotlight on Employee Privacy

In the past week, there have been two notable cases in which employee privacy played a central role:  NASA v. Nelson, addressing the right to privacy related to an employee’s background information, and Holmes v. Petrovich Development Company, LLC, dealing … Continue reading

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Top 10 Employment Law Cases and Developments of 2010 – Part Two

Returning to the top ten employment law cases and developments of 2010… 8. Privacy – The Supreme Court held in City of Ontario v. Quon that the search of a police officer’s text messages sent on his government-issued pager did … Continue reading

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